Make teacher in classroom. | Newsreel

Government

Support for teachers’ housing costs

Queensland’s regional and remote teachers will receive extra support to cover housing costs in next week’s State Budget. The Queensland Government’s $20.9 billion
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John Palma (First Secretary to the PNG Minister for Education), Mary Hurwood (program project manager, QUT Engagement and Development), Francis Alua (PNG MP for Karimui-Nomane), Professor Mark Harvey (QUT Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International and External Relations), Lucas Dawa Dekena (PNG Minister for Education), Professor Lori Lockyer (Executive Dean, QUT Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice), Professor Sue Irvine (Head of the QUT School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education), and Dr Uke Kombra (Secretary for the PNG Department of Education). | Newsreel

Education

QUT boosts skills of PNG teachers

Thousands of teachers in Papua New Guinea will be upskilled through a new QUT diploma course. The Brisbane university is helping the country transition to a new school
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Community, Early Learning, Education, Health

Partnership provides precision cancer care

Queensland cancer patients will have easier access to clinical trials thanks to a new partnership between QUT and a non-profit research agency. The Brisbane
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Children in early learning setting. | Newsreel

Early Learning, Education

New support for early childhood educators

Queensland’s current and future early childhood educators are now able to access extra financial support. New State Government initiatives include scholarships to fund
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Business

The secret of effective online meetings unlocked

During the COVID-19 pandemic, workers had to make a quick transition to online video meetings. And very quickly they faced a dilemma. Do you look at the other person on
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James Cook University in Queensland. | Newsreel

Education

Bid to boost commercialisation at regional unis

A new Queensland program will better connect regional universities to investors and help facilitate networking. The State Government is providing $7 million to establish
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Koala hugging a tree. | Newsreel

Community, Education, Environment, Higher Education, Research & Science

Koalas predict hot days and cool down

Koalas can predict a coming summer scorcher and lower their body temperature in advance. Researchers from the University of Sydney have observed free-ranging wild koalas
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Education, Higher Education

Kelvin Grove mural celebrates Pride Month

A vivid mural celebrating QUT’s LGBTIQA+ community has been installed at the Kelvin Grove campus to celebrate International Pride Month. Designed the Brisbane
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Happy and angry faces in inanimate objects. | Newsreel

Education, Higher Education, Research & Science

Emotional bias the same for all faces

Face-value has taken on a new meaning, with researchers finding our brain assigns the same bias when seeing faces in inanimate objects as it does to human faces. A QUT
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Business, Education, Higher Education, Property, Research & Science

3D printing turning recycled plastic into houses

Innovators in northern NSW are working on a revolutionary process to create houses out of 3D-printed recycled plastic. Southern Cross University’s ReCirculator program
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Make teacher in classroom. | Newsreel

Government

Support for teachers’ housing costs

Queensland’s regional and remote teachers will receive extra support to cover housing costs in next week’s State Budget. The Queensland Government’s $20.9 billion
Read more
Children at school tuckshop. | Newsreel

Education

Schools in need can apply for free meals

Queensland schools will need to lodge expressions of interest to access new funding to provide free student meals. Next month’s State budget will include a $15 million
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Mother and son home schooling. | Newsreel

Education, Government, Schools, State

Home schooling group needs parent experts

Queensland parents’ views on Home Education will be the focus of a new State Government advisory group. Expressions of Interest are being called for members of the
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John Palma (First Secretary to the PNG Minister for Education), Mary Hurwood (program project manager, QUT Engagement and Development), Francis Alua (PNG MP for Karimui-Nomane), Professor Mark Harvey (QUT Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International and External Relations), Lucas Dawa Dekena (PNG Minister for Education), Professor Lori Lockyer (Executive Dean, QUT Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice), Professor Sue Irvine (Head of the QUT School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education), and Dr Uke Kombra (Secretary for the PNG Department of Education). | Newsreel

Early Learning, Education, Higher Education, Schools

QUT boosts skills of PNG teachers

Thousands of teachers in Papua New Guinea will be upskilled through a new QUT diploma course. The Brisbane university is helping the country transition to a new school
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CTM and Virgin sponsorship deal for Yulari students.

Community, Education, Schools, Support & Services

First Nations children given education boost

The vast distances some First Nations children need to travel just to attend school each term can prohibit them from an education. But now children from Yalari, which
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Community, Education, Health, Schools

Illness keeping 100,000 students away from school

New digital support services have been released to support more than 100,000 students who are missing out on significant school time due to medical and mental
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Middle age man on construction site.

Government

Age limit scrapped for free apprenticeships

Construction-based apprenticeships will be free to all Queenslanders, with age limits to be scrapped. The State Government’s current free apprenticeship scheme is open
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Electric vehicle charging station for charge EV battery and technician soldering metal of EV car lithium-ion rechargeable battery in factory. | Newsreel

Education

EV training boost for TAFE Queensland

Cutting-edge electric vehicle training simulators are among the upgrades planned at two Queensland TAFE centres. A $3 million Federal Government grant will be used to
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Business, Economy, Education, Employment, Vocational

Scarce tech and trade skills in high demand

More than three-quarters of Australian businesses are in need of technicians and trade workers, but cannot find or train the staff they need. New data released by Ai
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Education, Vocational

Smart home classroom future-proofs electricians

Queensland’s future electricians have a bridge between traditional work and future in-home technology through a new TAFE Queensland training facility. The Smart Home
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Electrical apprentice. | Newsreel

Business, Economy, Education, Government, Infrastructure, Queensland Budget, State, Vocational

$1000 tool boost for first-year apprentices

First-year apprentices can access $1000 to tool up for their careers. A Queensland Government “Free Tools for First Years” program will provide $1000 cashback for
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Vocational students in classroom. | Newsreel

Business, Economy, Education, Federal, Federal Budget, Government, Infrastructure, Vocational

Fee-free TAFE pledge for construction sector

An extra 20,000 fee-free vocational training places will be offered next year to boost the workforce in the construction and housing industries. Next week’s Federal
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